Apache OpenOffice (AOO) Bugzilla – Full Text Issue Listing
|Summary:||Managing section/page breaks in Writer documents|
|Component:||editing||Assignee:||AOO issues mailing list <issues>|
|Status:||CONFIRMED ---||QA Contact:|
|Priority:||P3||CC:||andreas.martens, caolanm, dave.h, issues|
|Issue Type:||ENHANCEMENT||Latest Confirmation in:||---|
Description roobarb 2005-01-06 15:44:57 UTC
When editing a document, a user may wish to ensure that some text always appears on its own page. The user will typically "Insert > Manual Break" and insert a Page Break to do this. When trying to remove the break, the user may try to insert the cursor at the end of the preceding page and use the 'delete' key to remove the break. This doesn't actually do anything, since although the user 'inserted' a page break, what actually happened was a paragraph attribute was set incicating that a page break should occur before the current paragraph. This is very confusing for the user, since the reverse of 'inserting' a page break is not to delete it. Discussing this problem on the #openoffice.org IRC channel, it was suggested that the delete action at the end of a paragraph could check if the next paragraph has the break attribute set, and unset that attribute (thus removing the break) before deleting the end of paragraph marker. A short-term alrernative may be to have 'remove break' on the context menu for a paragraph.
Comment 1 michael.ruess 2005-01-12 13:47:55 UTC
It could be a useful thing, that not the whole break is deleted (which means, that the paragraphs are also merged by this) but only the page break is taken away. This seems to be more logical than the current behaviour.
Comment 2 cno 2006-05-01 08:19:07 UTC
This is still te same in 2.0.x And also on Windows